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liposuction

Line breaks: lipo|suc¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪpə(ʊ)ˌsʌkʃ(ə)n
 
, ˈlʌɪ-/

Definition of liposuction in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A technique in cosmetic surgery for removing excess fat from under the skin by suction.
Example sentences
  • Like most cosmetic surgery procedures, liposuction has evolved from being a high-risk operation.
  • The first choice for men was a nose job, followed by eyelid surgery and liposuction.
  • Is it necessary to have skin removed or tucked after liposuction?

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